President Gotabaya Rajapaksa today appointed six Judges to the Supreme Court, a new Chairman to the Court of Appeal and 14 Judges to the Court of Appeal, the President’s Media Division (PMD) said.
The judges were sworn in before the President at the Presidential Secretariat this afternoon.
The new Judges of the Supreme Court are A.H.M. Dilip Nawaz, Kumudini Wickramasinghe, Anthony Lalith Shiran Gunaratne, Janak de Silva, Arachchige Achala Uthpalavarna Wengappuli and Mahinda Abeysinghe Samayawardena.
Justice Arjuna Obeysekera was sworn in as the new Chairman of the Court of Appeal.
Newly appointed 14 Judges of the Court of Appeal are as follows,
01: Menaka Wijesundera
03: M.Prasantha de Silva
05: C. Pradeep Keerthisinghe
06: Sampath B. Abhayakoon
07: M.S.K.B. Wijeratne
08: S.U.B. Karaliyadda
09: R. Gurusinghe
12: Mayadunne Corea
13: Prabhaharan Kumararatnam and
14: W.N.N.P. Iddawala.